Domain shut downs by Registrar?

John Levine johnl at
Fri Dec 3 09:17:17 CST 2010

>We use OpenSRS and never have these issues. Many of the other major
>registrars will freeze domains for whatever reason they choose.
>OpenSRS basically fulfills their duties to ICANN and leaves it alone
>at that. The only domain I have ever seen them get involved with was
>along time ago when someone stole a domain from Network Solutions
>using fraudulent paperwork and then managed to transfer it out.

I am also happy with OpenSRS, but I think it is fair to assume that
since they are incorporated in Pennsylvania, they would comply with
orders from a US court.

We do remember, don't we, that the domain that started this discussion
were shut down by Verisign, the registry, not a registrar?


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